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Caring for an Orphaned Baby Squirrel


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August 13, 2015

closeup of feeding a baby squirrelMy mother was doing some gardening when she found a squirrels' nest knocked out of a tree on to the garden ground. There was no mother squirrel around, mum made a warm bed of foliage for the little guy while keeping an eye out for mother squirrel. In these photos, my mother is feeding the baby some pet re-hydration formula. The mother squirrel came and picked him up after a week hanging out with us. It was bittersweet to see him go.

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If you'd like more information on the proper steps to take care of a found baby squirrel, I found this website pretty helpful: Orphaned Wildlife Care

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  1. Photo Description My mother was doing some gardening when she found a squirrels' nest knocked out of a tree on to the garden ground. There was no mother squirrel around, mum made a warm bed of foliage for the little guy while keeping an eye out for mother squirrel. In these photos, my mother is feeding the baby some pet re-hydration formula. The mother squirrel came and picked him up after a week hanging out with us. It was bittersweet to see him go.

    If you'd like more information on the proper steps to take care of a found baby squirrel, I found this website pretty helpful: http://www.orphanedwildlifecare.com/squirrelcare.htm
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  3. Photo Location Sunnyvale, CA
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April 5, 2016

Two baby squirrels (Chip and Dale) fell from a tree late last fall and my husband and I bottle-fed them and kept them inside over the winter. We just released them back out this week.

Chip sitting on woman's shoulder

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